Arkansas Scholarships

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National Rice Month Scholarship Contest

The National Rice Month Scholarship Contest takes place with a handsome scholarship to financially assist high school graduating seniors pursuing higher education degrees at accredited post-secondary institutions across the U.S.

Amount
$2,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 31
Winner announcement
November 23, 2022

C. Lamar Meek Memorial Scholarship

The winner of the C. Lamar Meek Memorial Scholarship receives $1,500 to finance studies in an area related to medical and veterinary entomology.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 1

ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship

The $3,000 grant aims to support full-time students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in any of the ASHRAE authorized programs.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
December 1

The Helen Laughlin AM Mode Memorial Scholarship

The National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL) foundation awards a $1,000 scholarship to an amateur radio operator who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Texas or Arkansas annually.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31
Winner announcement
May 2023

Vocal/Choral Music Scholarship

The Arkansas Chamber Singers offers the Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal/Choral Music Scholarship of $2,000 to two graduating high school seniors in Arkansas to pursue undergraduate music studies.

Amount
$2,000–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
January 1

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

American Electric Power Scholarship

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) offers the American Electric Power Scholarship to an eligible student enrolled in an ABET-accredited school who demonstrates an interest in power engineering.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 18
Winner announcement
by July 1

Hearld and Marge Ambler Scholarship

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks offers the Hearld and Marge Ambler Scholarship of $6,000 to two college students each, pursuing business-related degree programs. Preference is given to accounting majors.

Amount
$6,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
March 13

Curwen-Guidry Scholarship Fund

The Fund awards high school seniors who are bowlers in the USBC League to further their education. It’s open to students in the nine states part of the Southern Bowling Congress.

Amount
$750
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 15

Art Porter Music Education Memorial Scholarship

The Art Porter Music Education Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Arkansas high school students to pursue undergraduate degrees in music in Arkansas. Applicants must demonstrate musical talent.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
April 30, 2023

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – College Students

The Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to undergraduate students who live in states with Regions' full service and are enrolled in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$3,500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2.0
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – High School Seniors

The Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to high school senior students who live in states with Regions' full service and plan to enroll in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2.0
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Carl Tapp Technician Scholarship

The scholarship, supported by the Arkansas Trucking Association, provides two students scholarships of up to $7,500 to pursue vocational or technical education in the area of diesel technology.

Amount
$7,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
May 2023

Josh Fielder Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to an adult student in the Memphis area, pursuing an undergraduate degree in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational or technical institution.

Amount
$1,200
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 4

Bird Dog Foundation College Scholarship Essay Contest

The Bird Dog Foundation College Scholarship Essay Contest is to provide financial aid for high school seniors who are preparing to enter their freshman year at an accredited institution.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 15
Winner announcement
April/May 2022

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

MGMA Southern Section Scholarship

The American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) offers the MGMA Southern Section Scholarship of $2,500 to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in medical practice management-related fields.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 15

SAWF Scholarship Program

The Southern Automotive Women's Forum Scholarship Program provides scholarships between $1,000 and $5,000 to women enrolled or who plan to enroll in a STEM-related field.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 20
Winner announcement
July 28, 2023

Stephen T. Kugle Scholarship

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers offers this scholarship to undergraduate students enrolled in an ABET-accredited, or substantially equivalent, engineering degree program at public universities in District E states.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
June 1
Winner announcement
July 31

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

J.C. Cote Scholarship

The Arkansas SHRM State Council offers the J.C. Cote Scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates academic achievement and a commitment to a career in human resources.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
September 15

Randall Mathis Scholarship for Environmental Studies

The Randall Mathis Scholarship for Environmental Studies is awarded to deserving undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers ​​related to the fields of environmental, health and safety in Arkansas.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
September 19
Winner announcement
October 5, 2023

Randy Thurman Scholarship for Environmental Studies

The Randy Thurman Scholarship for Environmental Studies is awarded to deserving undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers ​​related to the field(s) of environmental, health and safety.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
September 19
Winner announcement
October 5, 2022

UArk Chancellor’s Scholarship

The University of Arkansas offers the Chancellor's Scholarship of $8,000 to a deserving enrolled student to pursue an undergraduate degree program. It is a renewable scholarship award.

Amount
$8,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
November 15

UArk Freshman Academic Scholarship

The University of Arkansas offers the Freshman Academic Scholarship of $1,000 to a deserving enrolled student to pursue an undergraduate degree program. It is a one-time scholarship award.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
November 15

UArk Honors College Academy Connection Scholarship

The University of Arkansas offers the Honors College Academy Connection Scholarship of $4,000 to a deserving enrolled student to pursue an undergraduate degree. It’s a one-time scholarship award.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
November 15

UArk Leadership Scholarship

The University of Arkansas offers the UArk Leadership Scholarship of $2,000 to a deserving enrolled student to pursue an undergraduate degree program. It is a renewable scholarship award.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
November 15

Arkansas Scholarships

Arkansas, also known as the ‘Natural State’, is in the south of the U.S. with a mild climate across all seasons. The state has a variety of options for outdoor recreation opportunities. It also has a good education system with many higher educational institutes including public and private colleges. There are various state-funded scholarships provided along with many private scholarship options to students to help students pursuing higher education in Arkansas.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Arkansas?

University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas is ranked 87th among the top public schools in the U.S. It ranks 176th among the top national universities of the United States. If you’re looking for a scholarship in Arkansas, check out The Helen Laughlin AM Mode Memorial Scholarship.

Harding University Harding

University ranks 263th on the list of the top national universities in the United States. The Vocal/Choral Music Scholarship is a great way to fund your studies here if you are a music lover.

Arkansas State University

Arkansas State University ranks 317th in the list of the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for funding, try the Carl Tapp Technician Scholarship.

Most popular majors in Arkansas?

  1. Agricultural Business
  2. Architectural Studies
  3. Finance

Where does Arkansas rank in education?

Arkansas ranks 40th on a list of most educated states and 32nd in terms of best public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.